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Author Interview | Claire Kendal on I Spy

I Spy cleverly mixes elements of the psychological thriller with elements of the spy novel. What made you want to join those two genres together, and how difficult was it? The novel’s shout line is You don’t see me, but I see you. I think this really plays… Read More

Author Post | Liam McIlvanney on The Quaker

To someone growing up in the West of Scotland in the 1970s and 80s, the words ‘Bible John’ had a special resonance. You might overhear your parents saying the name in guarded voices, or bigger kids in the playground discussing the murders, how three women got killed in… Read More

Extract | Don’t Turn Around by Amanda Brooke

  To celebrate the publication of Amanda Brooke’s page-turning thriller, Don’t Turn Around, here is an exclusive sneak peek at the opening chapter!   Prologue The Confession The rhythmic slap of my ballet shoes against the linoleum-covered steps echoes down the stairwell. As my pace slows, my… Read More

Extract | The Sting by Kimberley Chambers

Enjoy an exclusive peek at Chapters 1-4 from the explosive latest thriller from Kimberley Chambers. The Sting is out now in hardback and ebook, and coming soon in paperback. Order your copy here! PROLOGUE New Year’s Eve 1972 ‘Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And… Read More
While You Sleep

Extract | While You Sleep by Stephanie Merritt

  Prologue   It begins, they say, with a woman screaming. You can’t tell at first if it’s pleasure or pain, or that tricky place where the two meet; you’re almost embarrassed to hear it, but if you listen closer it comes… Read More

Extract | Forget Me Not by A. M. Taylor

“Maddie,” Ange said over the phone, her voice a breathless straight line. “Yeah?” I said, suddenly sitting up a little straighter. There was something about the shape of her voice that instantly shook me, old memories rattling around in my ribcage making my heartbeat… Read More

Q&A with Kate Medina

1. Summarise Scared to Death in once sentence: Everyone is afraid, but some fears can kill you.   2. How long did it take you to write? Scared to Death took me a year to write.  I begin by spending a lot of time just thinking: developing the… Read More

Extract from Camilla Way’s Watching Edie

We are really excited about the upcoming paperback of Camilla Way’s creepy psychological thriller, Watching Edie, a tense story of a friendship gone wrong! Here’s a sneak peek for you:   PART ONE After     Outside my kitchen window the long afternoon… Read More

Exclusive extract from HER TURN TO CRY by Chris Curran

Get a sneak peek of  Her Turn to Cry, the chilling new psychological thriller from Chris Curran, out Friday July 8th in eBook.  Chapter One The Pier Theatre, Hastings, Sussex – August 1953 Joycie usually loves it when Dad takes her to work with him. But… Read More